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Re: Installing packages from cygwin Command Line

DePriest, Jason R. wrote:
> On 10/25/06, JZA <> wrote:
>> Hi everyone, well I have been looking into Cygwin, and I want to know if
>> there is a command line tool to install some of this packages.
> setup.exe has some command-line switches you can use to sort of automate
> things.
> Command Line Options:
>  -D --download                          Download from internet
>  -L --local-install                     Install from local directory
>  -s --site                              Download site
>  -R --root                              Root installation directory
>  -q --quiet-mode                        Unattended setup mode
>  -h --help                              print help
>  -l --local-package-dir                 Local package directory
>  -r --no-replaceonreboot                Disable replacing in-use files on
> next
>                                         reboot.
>  -n --no-shortcuts                      Disable creation of desktop and
> start
>                                         menu shortcuts
>  -N --no-startmenu                      Disable creation of start menu
> shortcut
>  -d --no-desktop                        Disable creation of desktop
> shortcut
>  -A --disable-buggy-antivirus           Disable known or suspected buggy
> anti
>                                         virus software packages during
>                                         execution.
> Ending cygwin install
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Thanks for your response. Is this switcher for DOS or BASH (within Cygwin).
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